MacAdam Cage Authors Look to Resolve E-book Dispute

Despite complaints from former MacAdam Cage authors about ebook royalties and statements, Mark Pearce, publisher of MP Publishing, the ebook distributor that controls their ebook rights, claims all royalties have been paid and all statements are up to date. Pearce is urging former MacAdam Cage authors to contact him to resolve disputes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Call to MacAdam Cage Authors

The Authors Guild is offering legal assistance to any MacAdam Cage author who wishes to mount a legal challenge to the agreement giving control of their ebook rights to MP Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'No kids in cages': Children's book authors unite against Trump policy separating families at the border

About 2,000 children’s and YA book authors and their supporters have signed onto a campaign to oppose President Trump's controversial family separation immigration policy under the name "Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages." The campaign made its appearance Monday on Twitter with a statement signed by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales

After months of bitter fighting, Hachette and Amazon announced on Thursday morning that they have settled their differences and reached a new multi-year agreement for ebook and print book sales. The post Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales appeared first on... Continue reading at Wired

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Discover New Japanese Books and Authors: Close-up on Japan Book Bank

As the largest online catalog of published Japanese content in the world, Japan Book Bank is the best and easiest way for publishers and copyright agents to discover new Japanese books and authors. PW caught up with Yoshiaki Hamza Yoshino of Japan Book Publishers Association to discuss JBB and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's book by Quebec author on gender, identity targeted by complaints in U.S. town

A library in the U.S. is dealing with complaints about a children's book from a Quebec author that deals with sexual and gender diversity. Parents have asked that the book be removed from the library shelves. Continue reading at CBC

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Adelaide Books Promises to Make Things Right with Authors

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Otherlands author Thomas Halliday: ‘Some people have insisted on reading the book backwards’

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Author Chelsea Hodson Founds a New Press, Rose Books

The author has always been drawn to the fringes of publishing, and is staking a claim for herself on those fringes this year, when she will launch her own indie press, Rose Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Books by Native Authors That Left Their Mark on Me

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10 Essential Books for Teens by Indigenous Authors

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8 Brilliant Dark Academia Books by Authors of Color

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French comic book author Fabcaro to pen next Asterix

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Children’s Book Author Tomie dePaola and Activist Icon John Lewis on 2023 USPS Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service announced new subjects for 2023 stamps: children's book author Tomie dePaola and civil rights activist John Lewis. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Authors Guild Applauds Arrest, Indictment of Major E-Book Pirates

Two Russian nationals are now facing criminal charges in the U.S. for their role in running Z-Library, one of the world's most notorious e-book pirate sites before its domains were seized by U.S. officials earlier this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 Picture Book Biographies of Authors to Show Kids How to Use Their Words

These picture book biographies of authors, including John Ronald's Dragons: The Story of J.R.R. Tolkien, show children how they can use their words to describe their inner and outer worlds. Continue reading at Book Riot

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